What does it mean to be "Reformed"?

This is not a simple definition. A quick Google search will highlight that it is a major branch of protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice set down by John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians. In today’s world when someone calls themselves reformed they often are identifying as a calvinist or holding to the 5-points known as TULIP. Albeit we affirm that TULIP or the Doctrines of Grace are a key aspect of the reformed tradition it is not all that we affirm historically. 


For this curating service of reformed content we try to source publishers who would hold to the following standards:

  1. The 5-Solas
  2. Doctrines of Grace
  3. Consensus of the Five First Centuries of the Church
For a more thorough explanation of what it means to be reformed please refer to this excellent article on What It Means To Be Reformed written by Tim Challies. 

Another important note about our publishers is you will see content from different camps such as Presbyterians and Reformed Baptists. This website is not trying to limit to only one confession or denomination, but rather a more broad swath of brothers and sisters trying to continue in the good work of reforming the church.

Some of the Reformation-era oaks: John Calvin, Jonathan Edwards, Martin Luther, John Knox and William Tyndale.

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